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Stories from Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Times Gone By (07/10/07)
100 years ago The Fourth notwithstanding the great crowd in the city passed off very pleasantly, there being little for the police to do in the way of quelling disorder. A scrimmage occurred at the ball ground entrance gate between an employee at the state hospital and special police Chas. ...
Marcus Eagle baseball results (07/10/07)
Team wins 3 of 5 contests this week The Marcus High School baseball team started and ended the week on a high note, beating Kingsley-Pierson on June 26, 11-5, and taking two from South O'Brien on July 2nd, 4-3 and 13-0. In the two games between those high points, the Eagles dropped decisions to West Sioux, 11-4, and Spalding, 15-0...
Cherokee girls drop rain-shortened contest to Storm Lake (07/10/07)
CHEROKEE - The Cherokee girls had some momentum going in their Lakes Conference tussle with Storm Lake here on July 3rd, but the game was stopped in the bottom of the sixth inning due to inclement weather, and the Tornadoes took the game, 5-2. Shauna Drefke pitched for coach Tara Malausky's Cherokee squad, and she surrendered 10 hits and three earned runs, while striking out two Lakers. ...
Cherokee softball team loses to Spencer, 8 - 3 (07/10/07)
SPENCER - Cherokee softball coach Tara Malausky summed up her squad's 8-3 loss to Spencer here on Friday in three words: "Too many errors." Indeed, Cherokee out-hit Spencer 9-8, but the Cherokee girls committed 10 errors in the field, in large part the reason for the score...
Cherokee Braves beat Spencer 14-4 (07/10/07)
The Cherokee Braves topped Spencer 14-4 in Lakes Conference baseball action on June 29th. Winning pitcher Cory Ege threw a complete game victory for the #1-ranked Braves, scattering six hits, striking out six, and walking two. Ege also paced Brave hitters, slugging a two-run homer in the first inning, and adding two more hits and two additional RBI. ...
Braves drop second game of season (07/10/07)
EMMETSBURG - Cherokee out-hit Emmetsburg 7-4, and the E-Hawks committed five errors to the Braves' one in Lakes Conference action here on July 2nd, but the #1-ranked Braves left 11 runners on base, and "just didn't get the big hit when we needed it," according to coach Scott Koch, as he summed up the team's 3-2 Lakes Conference loss to Emmetsburg. The loss was the Braves' first in 14 conference games this season, and just their second over all, against 23 wins...
Cherokee Swim Team competes in triangular at Storm Lake (07/10/07)
The Cherokee Swim Team traveled to Storm Lake on Wednesday, June 27 for their third meet of the 2007 season where they competed in a triangular meet against Storm Lake and Laurens. The team continues to improve and encountered some tough competition at this meet...
Frederick H. Reinert (07/10/07)
Frederick H. Reinert, 72, of Cherokee, died July 4, 2007 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Greenwood Funeral Home, Cherokee. Rev. Armand Bertrand will officiate. His body will be cremated. Burial will be in the Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cherokee. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Thomas H. Birch (07/10/07)
Thomas Henry Birch, 92, of Colorado Spring, Colo. and former Marcus area resident, died in Colorado Springs on July 1, 2007. Graveside services were held Monday, July 9, at 10:30 a.m. at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Rev. Ray Kruger officiated...
Folkema/Bouchard (07/10/07)
Maria Folkema and Cory Bouchard of Marcus announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Maria is the daughter of Jim and Joy Johnson of Marcus. Cory is the son of Steve and Mary Beth Bouchard also of Marcus. The couple is planning a ceremony for Aug. 11, 2007 at Reiman Gardens in Ames...
Reynolds/Plate (07/10/07)
Kurt and Debbie Reynolds of Cherokee are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nichelle, to Jonathan Plate, son of Mindy Uitermarkt and Steve Plate of Grinnell. Nichelle is a graduate of Cherokee Washington High School, and is currently finishing her BA in Elementary Education at Simpson College...
Bunt/Etnier (07/10/07)
Rachael Denise Bunt of Cleghorn and Lon Lyle Etnier of Rockwell were united in marriage at 2 p.m. on Dec. 17, 2006 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Brad Bunt gave the bride away in marriage. The ceremony was officiated by Debbie Carlton. Maid of honor was Karla Frehse and Toni Lauffer served as the bridesmaid...
Carstens/Blake (07/10/07)
Christa Carstens and Jeremy Blake would like to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on August 4, at Willow Vale Golf Course in Mapleton. Christa Carstens is the daughter of Cindy and Brian Baldwin, Anthon, and Butch Carstens of Quimby. Jeremy Blake is the son of Richard and Barb Blake of Mapleton...
Gray Matter: The Nagle Story (07/10/07)
In a recent section of the Chronicle featuring the town of Marcus, we were brought up to date on the progress of the Marcus Historical Society.  In discussing the Society, we Marcusites often bring up names of people from the past whose memories are certainly to be preserved.  One example is the Nagle family. ...
Young drivers need better education (07/10/07)
A survey of driver-related deaths puts Iowa among the states with the highest percentage of fatal accidents involving a driver between the ages of 16 and 20. The survey by the Coalition to End Needless Deaths on Our Roadways, a physician-led organization, showed that 88 deadly crashes in Iowa in 2005 - or just under 20 percent -involved a driver between the ages of 16 and 20...